Glasgow

Specialist Speech & Language Therapist Band 6

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JOB PURPOSE
As part of a multidisciplinary/agency team, the postholder will manage a defined caseload, using evidence based practice to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions.
To deliver comprehensive specialist Speech and Language Therapy services to clients with a variety of communication difficulties and/or eating/drinking difficulties.
This service will be delivered in a variety of settings.
The postholder is expected to have relevant clinical skills, knowledge and experience across a broad spectrum of diagnosis and aetiologies.
Duties and location may vary depending on the client group/aspect and demands of the service/level of experience.
KNOWLEDGE, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO DO THE JOB
Qualifications:
1. Has professional knowledge as evidenced by 1st degree level qualification or equivalent.
2. Holds licence to practice as evidenced by registration with HPC.
3. Full driving licence holder.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
1. Evidence of a minimum of 3 years experience.
2. Specialist knowledge underpinned by current evidence base, acquired through in depth experience and theoretical study of a broad range of conditions.
4. Develops own knowledge base to as evidenced by attendance at SIGs, journal clubs, review of current literature.
5. Contributes to the development of local clinical guidelines in own area of clinical expertise.
6. Knowledge of and adherence to national and local clinical guidelines.
7. Identifies areas for own personal/professional development including specific objectives. relating to clinical specialism evidenced by Personal Development Plan/Professional Portfolio.
Informal enquiries regarding the post will be welcomed by Lucy Scott Muir, SLT CYPS Team Leader- South, on 01698 368715 / 07979 516861.

If you have any queries regarding the application form or recruitment process, please contact Lyn Henry, Recruitment Administrator, on 01698 77759.

Please note: we anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the advert once a sufficient amount of applications are received. Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage.


Whilst this advertisement may be for a specific post(s) in a particular location, applicants who are shortlisted for interview may be considered for similar vacancies in alternative locations.
Applications from candidates who require a Tier 2 Certificate of sponsorship (formerly Work Permits) will only be considered if no suitable UK or EEA national is identified for this post. For further information on the UK Border Agency’s new points based System which now governs the way individuals from outside the EEA can work in the UK please visit www.bia.homeoffice.gov.uk.
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